Halepuna Waikiki by Halekulani stands out among Waikiki’s many new boutique hotels for several reasons. A sister property of the legendary Halekulani, Halepuna was recognized as “Hawaii’s Best Hotel” by Conde Nast in 2021 and has twice won its Readers Choice Award. Attention to detail and sleek elegance combined with tailored experiences and amenities set this Waikiki jewel apart.
Embracing the Native Hawaiian concept of malama aina, or caring for the land, Halepuna Waikiki has partnered with the Hawaii Legacy Reforestation Initiative to allow its guests to help care for Hawaii’s endemic forests and experience its rich cultural and artistic heritage.
Seven room and suite types are on offer at Halepuna, from the Standard Waikiki View to its Grand Ocean Suite. All are impeccably appointed with the modern amenities discerning travelers have come to expect. The former Waikiki Parc Hotel was thoroughly reimagined and renovated to feature the latest innovations in luxury accommodations, matching its sister property, The Halekulani, across the street in its elegance.
The Halepuna’s focal point is The Garden and the Vitality Pool & Sun Deck on the 8th floor, which offers serenity and stunning ocean views in the heart of historic Waikiki. A state-of-the-art fitness studio and Business Center, Hospitality Suite, and Business Center are among the on-property features at the Halepuna. Spa Halekulani features traditional Polynesian health treatments that are also available for in-suite appointments.
The dining and cocktail options are on par with Halepuna’s exacting standard of quality and luxury. La Mer is Hawaii’s only AAA Five Diamond and Forbes Five Star restaurant. The Mediterranean cuisine at Orchids is critically acclaimed, and the landmark restaurant also offers a sumptuous Sunday brunch. The open-air House Without a Key is ideal for breakfast, lunch, dinner and cocktails featuring night Hawaiian music. Lewers Lounge is an intimate cocktail lounge with live, light jazz music every evening.
Guests at Halepuna are also able to enjoy access to the world-famous Bishop Museum, the Honolulu Museum of Art, and the Manoa Heritage Center. This provides guests the opportunity to experience Hawaii’s unique history, culture, and natural beauty up close and first-hand.
In its rich history, The Halekulani has come to embody luxury. Halepuna Waikiki by Halekulani has succeeded in rising to the high standard set across the street.